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Entries from December 10th, 2013

The Whale House

December 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Nestled between the oaks and sycamores of Mission Canyon sits the architectural masterpiece that has been come to be known as the “Whale House.”  Inspired by the fanciful creations of Antoni0 Gaudi, renowned architect Michael Carmichael let his imagination run wild.  The result is this amazing home which offers an escape from the ordinary into […]

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Mortage News!

December 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Mortgage Information

Future  homebuyers will want to keep an eye on real estate news in the coming months, as a proposed change to mortgage regulations could cost them many thousands of dollars in added expenses and higher down payments. The change would lower the conforming loan limits for mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, forcing […]

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Home Sales To Expand in 2014

December 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends, The Real Estate Concierge

Santa Barbara, California Housing markets are taking a “fall breather,” according to a respected real estate research firm, but activity will pick up again soon, and analysts are predicting “a solid market in 2014 and beyond.” A just-released monthly report by John Burns Real Estate Consulting says homebuyers have paused after a busy summer of rising prices and […]

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